Funny Olympic Names
Created by on 7/30/2012 4:53:28 AM

I was watching women's volleyball on Saturday, and learned there's an American volleyball star named Destinee Hooker.  Who knew?

--A website called Sports Pickle went through all the Olympic athletes, and picked out the 60 funniest names in the 2012 Games.  Most of them aren't great , but some of them are EXCELLENT.

Here are the 10 best:

#1.)  Chinese trampolinist Dong Dong.

#2.)  Canadian swimmer Victoria Poon. 

#3.)  Austrian heptathlete Ivona Dadic. 

#4.)  South Korean pole vaulter Yoo Suk Kim.

#5.)  New Zealand cyclist Jack Bauer . . . like from "24".

#6.)  Swiss equestrian athlete Werner Muff.

#7.)  Canadian track star Gavin Smellie.

#8.)  Japanese volleyball player Yoshie Takeshita.

#9.)  Chinese sailor Aichen Wang.

#10.)  A track and field athlete from Trinidad and Tobago named . . . Sparkle McKnight.
 


(SportsPickle)